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Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Investor Coalition CURE Pushes Exxon to Do More

Mar 03, 2021

A coalition of investors that oversees $2.5 trillion in assets urged ExxonMobil on Wednesday to take bolder action to slash greenhouse gas emissions and make key governance changes.The Coalition for a Responsible Exxon (CURE), which has 145 members, said the energy giant Exxon had taken steps in the 'right direction' amid pressure from activist investors to cut costs, refresh its board and focus more on clean energy…

Archer's Malaysian Agent Wins Extension with Petronas

2 hours ago

Quarterback Services, the local agent of Archer Well Company has secured a one-year extension with Petronas Carigali for the provision of well downhole leak detection services using ultrasound technology.Archer said that the original contract had been for an initial period of three years…

CERAWEEK: Energy Firms, Gov'ts Bet on Hydrogen Boom. Payday Far Away

Mar 03, 2021

Governments and energy companies are placing large bets on clean hydrogen playing a leading role in efforts to lower greenhouse gas emissions, but its future uses and costs are highly uncertain.'Without hydrogen by 2050 we cannot aim to be a net zero (carbon) economy…

Saudi Aramco, Chevron Chiefs See Global Oil Demand Recovery

Mar 02, 2021

Global oil demand is recovering and could return to around pre-pandemic levels next year, the chief executive of Saudi Aramco told an oil and gas conference on Tuesday.Global demand for oil is likely to recover from the second half of the year…

Malaysia Petronas Launches Offshore Bid Round

Mar 02, 2021

Malaysian oil company Petronas launched the Malaysia Bid Round (MBR) 2021, through a virtual event held on February 26 2021.'With 13 exploration blocks being offered, the MBR 2021 is set to open up more investment opportunities for investors…

Former SBM Offshore Sales Manager Gets Prison Time for Bribery

Mar 02, 2021

A former sales manager of Dutch energy services company SBM Offshore was sentenced on Monday to three-and-a-half years in jail after being convicted by a London jury of bribing public officials to win oil contracts in post-occupation Iraq.Paul Bond…

Petronas Posts 4Q Loss. Outlook Challenging, CEO Says

Feb 26, 2021

Malaysian state oil firm Petronas fell to a fourth-quarter loss on Friday hurt by lower oil prices and demand.Petronas announced in a virtual briefing a 1.1 billion ringgit ($272 million) loss after tax for the October-December quarter versus a profit of 4…

MMA Offshore to Assist TechnipFMC with 'Major' Subsea Installation Project in Australia

Feb 26, 2021

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has won a contract with oilfield services company TechnipFMC to provide tug and barge support for 'a major subsea installation project in Australia.'MMA Offshore which did not share details on what project exactly it would be working on…

Ex-SBM Offshore Sales Manager Convicted in Bribery Case

Feb 25, 2021

A former sales manager of Dutch energy services company SBM Offshore was on Wednesday convicted by a London jury of conspiracy to bribe public officials to secure lucrative oil contracts in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003.Paul Bond…

OPEC+ to Weigh Modest Output Boost, Sources Say

Feb 24, 2021

OPEC+ oil producers will discuss a modest easing of oil supply curbs from April given a recovery in prices, OPEC+ sources said, although some suggest holding steady for now given the risk of new setbacks in the battle against the pandemic.The…

Petronas Strikes Oil Offshore Indonesia

Feb 24, 2021

Malaysian oil company Petronas said Wednesday it had made an oil discovery at the Hidayah-1 exploration well, located within the North Madura II Production Sharing Contract (PSC), offshore East Java,  Indonesia. Petronas' subsidiary PC North Madura II Ltd…

Floating Offshore Wind: The Next Big Thing for Asia Pacific?

Feb 23, 2021

Floating offshore wind, despite the currently low installed capacity, could be the next frontier in wind power development in the Asia Pacific with almost limitless potential, says Wood Mackenzie, adding the total investment in the sector could be worth US$58 billion…

Euronav Sells and Leases Back VLCC Newton

Feb 23, 2021

Belgian tanker operator Euronav said Tuesday it had entered into a sale and leaseback agreement for the very large crude carrier Newton with China's Taiping & Sinopec Financial Leasing Ltd Co. The VLCC was sold for $36 million.'The transaction produced a capital gain of about $2…

Saipem Bags $1.7B Deal to Build Offshore Facilities for Qatar's North Field

Feb 22, 2021

Italian offshore energy services contractor Saipem has received from Qatargas a letter of award for the development of the North Field Production Sustainability Offshore Project, located offshore of the North-East coast of Qatar peninsula. The contract is worth approximately $1…

Not an Aspiration, But a Target: Eni Says Will Become Carbon Neutral by 2050

Feb 19, 2021

Italian energy group Eni on Friday raised its ambition to cut greenhouse gas emissions, vowing to become net carbon neutral by 2050, as it seeks to keep up pace in an industry under pressure from investors to go green.Like its peers, Eni is…

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